Excessive Heat Warning in the San Francisco Bay Area

This alert expired on September 7, 2020 at 9:00:00 PM PDT
National Weather Service
Alert area: East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range; East Bay Interior Valleys; Mountains Of San Benito County And Interior Monterey County Including Pinnacles National Park; North Bay Interior Valleys; Northern Monterey Bay; Northern Salinas Valley, Hollister Valley and Carmel Valley; San Francisco Bay Shoreline; Santa Clara Valley Including San Jose; Santa Cruz Mountains; Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest; Southern Salinas Valley, Arroyo Seco and Lake San Antonio

Posted September 7, 2020 at 1:24:00 PM PDT

...Prolonged Period of Potentially Dangerous Heat to continue
through Labor Day across Interior Portions of the San Francisco
Bay Area and Central Coast...

...Gusty offshore winds will develop on Tuesday and be strongest
over the North Bay Mountains...


* WHAT...High temperatures Monday in the 90s in coastal areas
and 100 to 117 inland.

* WHERE...All Interior locations as well as San Francisco Bay
Shoreline and Northern Monterey Bay.

* WHEN...Through 9 PM PDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and
heat stroke can occur due to prolonged exposure to hot
temperatures, even to the general population. People most
vulnerable include those who spend extended periods outdoors,
those without air conditioning, young children, the elderly,
and those with chronic illness.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...High pressure over the region will keep a
stagnant air pattern in place. With wildfires still burning
around the region, smoke and haze will still be around the

Recommended actions

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

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